Proton Beam Therapy

The Christie NHS Foundation Trust together with our partners, Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust are working with the Department of Health to bring the UK's first high energy proton beam therapy service to Manchester.

This will be one of only two high energy NHS proton beam therapy centres, the other being built at University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

What's new and progress so far

Keep up to date with the progress so far

Development of proton beam therapy

Over 115,000 patients have been treated in 50 proton centres

How proton beam therapy is delivered

The Christie proton beam therapy centre will use the latest scanning beam technology

Information for patients eligible for treatment overseas

Are you eligible for proton beam therapy?